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6 Reasons Why JavaScript Async/Await Blows Promises Away (Tutorial)

March 16th 2017
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Async/await is just syntax sugar built on top of promises. NodeJS supports it out of the box since version 7.6.6. It has been the single greatest addition to JS since 2017. Here are a bunch of reasons with examples why you should adopt it immediately and never look back. It makes asynchronous code look and behave a little more like synchronous code. The advantages add up quickly, which will become more obvious in the following code examples. We didn’t have to write an anonymous function to handle the response. Error handling makes it finally possible to handle both synchronous and asynchronous errors with the same construct.

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